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Another Virtual Travel Story: Indonesia “Trudeaumania”

Here is another true tale from the collection, Missing The Bus. The book is divided into five sections, each of which explores a different type of connection with other countries that adventurous and perceptive travellers often make. While this story … Continue reading

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Canada 150, British Columbia

Reaching the west coast at last, here are some excerpts from the chapter entitled “Looking For Utopia”: Since the middle of the nineteenth century, British Columbia has been a magnet for groups seeking a new and better life, one that … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism #7

Here, first, is the answer to last week’s question: Question: Why did the struggling author cross the road in the middle of traffic? Answer: To put a BOLD FACE on a bad situation. Now this week’s question: Why did the author cross … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism #6

But first, here is the answer to last week’s question: Question: What voice led the author to cross the road? Answer: The page! Now this week’s question: Why did the struggling author cross the road in the middle of traffic? Please open … Continue reading

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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism #5

But first the answer to last week’s question: Question: Why did the author cross the road to the cemetery? Winning Answer: He was looking for a plot. Book-worthy submissions: He is a member of the Dead Poets Society.         … Continue reading

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Why Do Authors Cross The Road At A Different Location?

First, here’s last week’s question and winning answer: Question: Why did the author cross the road again? Best answer: To start another chapter. So now this week’s question: Why Do Authors Cross the Road At a Different Location? Submit your … Continue reading

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So Why, In Fact, Did the Author Cross the Road?

Answer: To write a book about the experience! Now, it is your turn. Submit your answer to the question below in the comment box at the end of this post. If it is chosen as the best for the week, … Continue reading

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Summer Book Signings

  Author Terry Keenleyside and his wife, Dorothy, will be at the Rosseau Farmers Market in Rosseau, Ontario this summer autographing copies of his two novels and three literary travel books. The dates are: July 22, 9.00 a.m.-2.00 p.m. August … Continue reading

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A French Love Affair

Excerpt from “A French Love Affair,” At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and Food: “I love France….I’m seduced by its charm and perfectly proportioned beauty: the long, wide avenues where evenly dispersed plane trees hang out alluringly at the curb, languid … Continue reading

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La Dolce Vita on the Riviera

  The good life on the Riviera begins at a young age, as this excerpt from “Over Stuffed Mushrooms, Tim Comes of Age,” in Missing the Bus, Making the Connection: Tales and Tastes of Travel will attest: Returning to Windsor … Continue reading

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